SimplyMEPIS 11.0 nears Final with RC1 Release

Mar 28, 2011 -- Warren Woodford has uploaded SimplyMEPIS 10.9.94, the first release candidate of MEPIS 11.0. This RC is available from MEPIS and public mirrors. The ISO files for 32 and 64 bit processors are SimplyMEPIS-DVD-TEST_10.9.94_32.iso and SimplyMEPIS-DVD-TEST_10.9.94_64.iso.

MEPIS 11.0 RC1 is build from a Debian Squeeze stable foundation with the following major differences: a MEPIS configured 2.6.36.4 kernel, NVIDIA driver 260.19.21, KDE 4.5.1, Firefox 4.0, Libreoffice 3.3.2, and the usual MEPIS tweaks that make it ready to use out-of-the-box.

For 11.0, the MEPIS community has produced an attractive new desktop theme and an excellent updated user manual, as well as a quick start guide.

Warren said: "Please let us know what you think of RC1, by posting your comments and suggestions at the mepiscommunity.org forum."

Annpouncements about SimplyMEPIS development can be followed at http://twitter.com/mepisguy or at the home page of http://www.mepis.org OEMs, VARs and SIs interested in MEPIS security, server, workstation or desktop technology should contact sales@mepis.com

ISO images of MEPIS community releases are published to the 'released' subdirectory at the MEPIS Subscriber's Site and at MEPIS public mirrors. To support the ongoing development of MEPIS community editions, users are encouraged to become MEPIS Subscribers at the MEPIS store at http://www.mepis.org and/or help out at the MEPIS community site: http://www.mepiscommunity.org.

About SimplyMEPIS
SimplyMEPIS is an intuitive, mature and ready to use desktop operating system for PCs and Apple computers that have Intel or AMD 32 or 64 bit processors. SimplyMEPIS includes all of the applications that most users need and want. SimplyMEPIS is designed to replace or work side by side with Win7, Vista or XP on PCs and OSX on Apple computers.

About MEPIS LLC
Founded in 2002, MEPIS LLC develops and maintains MEPIS Linux as a foundation that allows MEPIS business partners to build and deploy virtualized data center, secure server and desktop solutions that integrate and provide a migration path for utilizing hardware virtualization, IPv6, IPsec and DNSsec. MEPIS also offers senior consulting services for product strategy, architecture design, business and systems analysis, and cross-platform software development.